31st December

delavayi Abies delavayi Abies delavayi Look how the emerging new growth on A. delavayi is shrouded in a white sappy indumentum presumably for protection from nibbling deer or rodents? I…

10th August

…their bark from a peculiar source! (And I am not telling you what that is!) Pruning Magnolia delavayi Pruning Magnolia delavayi Pruning Magnolia delavayi pruning of the Magnolia delavayi pruning…

17th July

…Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Clethra delavayi Eucryphia milliganii full out with its dainty small white cup flowers. It looks dwarfish but achieved 20 feet at Burncoose in as many years….

9th July

…buds, flowers, dead flowers and then seed heads all here today. Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi More Magnolia grandiflora flowers from below the lawn. Magnolia…

21st August

…the view of the sea from the lawn has been restored. view of the sea Paeonia delavayi var. delavayi f. lutea is losing its leaves and its seeds are ripening…

28th August

…at the top of the garden. It never sets seeds and the floor is littered with empty seed pods. Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi 2016 – CHW…

7th September

…and a very dominant flower which is far from out yet. Odd how the flowering time in Schefflera species varies from summer to autumn. Schefflera delavayi Schefflera delavayi Schefflera delavayi

14th August

…Magnolia delavayi pink form of Magnolia delavayi 2016 – CHW No entry. 2015 – CHW No entry. 2002 – FJW George Henry Williams shot his first grouse – even summer…

25th September

…see where it was if you do not believe me. The ripe black seeds have already dropped out of their casings. Paeonia delavayi var. angustiloba Paeonia delavayi var. angustiloba Paeonia…

5th August

…our climate, no seed ever sets. This species is very difficult from cuttings. Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Magnolia delavayi Further along the wall towards the Tower is Magnolia grandiflora from…